After going through pictures from Mother's Day over the past 10 years, there were two specific Mother's Day celebrations that are my favorite to date. Two very different experiences with fond memories. Mother's Day 2010 (Alexa was 4 years old!) The first year was 2010. This was our first Mother's ... VIEW POST
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I recently participated in the One Room Challenge which is a 6 week online design challenge with hundreds of participants upgrading a space in their home. I had been hearing about it for some time now and decided this was the only way I was ever going to get projects done in my own home. I ... VIEW POST
Alexa is a member of the hālau (Polynesian Dance school / group) based in Santa Clara called Ha'a Hula / Te Reva O' Te Manu. A hālau is a Hawaiian word meaning a school, academy, or group. She's been dancing with them for the last 3 years, but had to take a break last Fall due to her gymnastics ... VIEW POST
With Mother's Day coming up, I wanted to share my favorite gifts and memories. As a single mom, I don't have someone planning anything "special" for me per se, which I'm totally fine with. If there's something I want to do, I'll plan it myself or with Alexa. It's all good. Honestly, I don't ... VIEW POST
Happy Easter! Since this is the first holiday on the blog, I thought it would be appropriate to take a stroll down memory lane and take a tour of how we celebrated Easter through the years 2012-2016, basically the second half of your life. Easter 2016 (10 years old) We attended Easter Sunday ... VIEW POST
Alexa had her all time personal best meet on Saturday, March 11, 2017 at the Flower Power Invitational hosted by Technique Gymnastics in Rancho Cordova. I was soo proud of her. I think I get more excited than she does. All gymnastics moms know (probably other sports too, but I'm a gymnastics mom ... VIEW POST